Chris Harrison is an astronomer at Newcastle University in the UK, where he primarily studies active galaxies. He is interested in making astronomy more engaging and accessible, which led to him co-ordinating the Audio Universe project.
Vicky Fawcett is a postdoctoral researcher at Newcastle University who has organised and has delivered Audio Universe educational activities in schools and museums. She is leadning the development of a new exhibition about telescopes and Astronomy in North East England, which will be open and publicly announced in March 2024.
James Trayford is an astronomer at the University of Portsmouth in the UK and is primarily interested in galaxy evolution. He is the lead developer of the STRAUSS code, which forms the basis of Audio Universe, investigating sonification applications for astronomy research and outreach.
Nicolas Bonne is an astronomer and outreach officer at the University of Portsmouth. He uses his experience with having a vision impairment to inspire young people who are blind or vision impaired to pursue science. He leads the Tactile Universe project, and acts as a consultant for Audio Universe.
Anita Zanella is an astronomer working at the National Institute for Astrophysics in Padova, Italy, primarily interested in how stars are formed in distant galaxies. She is very active in promoting astronomy to the general public and has co-ordinated the work of Audio Universe in Italy.